The Gallery -Trees


Things have been pretty hectic recently. We’ve had a revolving door of illness, the stress of a loved one undergoing surgery and the pending return to work date. With all that going on, there has been little time for blogging, actually little time for anything!

This week I was determined to try to make a contribution to The Gallery. If you are new to it, The Gallery is managed by Tara Cain over at Sticky Fingers1 blog. Clever people would have a link for you to go straight over, but alas I am still technically challenged! Anyway, when I saw that this week her prompt for the pics was trees, I couldnt resist. I love trees! Now it’s still cold in Canada so no signs of spring here and photographer of the year, I definitely am not, but I couldn’t resists this tree. Standing the test of time, the harsh Canadian winter. What’s it’s story? What is it saying to you? Then I came across this poem and thought it appropriate..enjoy.

The world a blur to most

Most see a tree as a tree

The day you actually see

When the world is not the same world

A tree is no longer a tree

A tree is something that bears fruit

A tree is something beautiful

Even in the harshest winds

A tree stands its ground

A tree with leaves of magestic green

No longer just a tree

But a tree that is a work of art

That is the day you see the world

That is the day the world comes into focus

That is the day you truly see the tree

Laura Green

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About yorkshiremummy

Born and Raised in Yorkshire, Now at Large in North America. Working Wife and Mum of 2. Occasionally sarcastic, Often inappropriate, but always real! Having snorkeled with sharks in the Maldives, ridden an Elephant in Sri Lanka, swum in an underground river in Mexico and played with Lion cubs in South Africa, currently enjoying the crazy adventure of motherhood!
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4 Responses to The Gallery -Trees

  1. Him Up North says:

    That’s a shivery picture, nicely evocative. Poem is great too πŸ™‚

  2. sorry it’s all been so crap, glad to have you back.
    Wonderful word and a wonderful photo.

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